5 BRO men die as bridge on Indo-China road collapses

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, May 14:  Five Border Road Organisation (BRO) personnel of project Arunank died in a tragic incident in Nacho circle of Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh on May 11 last afternoon, according to Arunank chief engineer Brig R S Rawal. The incident occurred when 180-feet long bailey steel bridge along strategically important Nacho-Tama Chung Chung road near remote Limeking bordering China while launching collapsed into the river below 50 metre, he told this editor over telephone on Wednesday on receipt of the information from that non-communicated…

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GSI asked to exploit minerals in Indo-China border

Geo-tourism to be promoted ITANAGAR, May 14:   Reviewing survey and drilling activities carried out by Geological Survey of India (GSI) in different parts of Arunachal Pradesh during it annual interaction meeting here on Wednesday, State’s geology and mining secretary Bidol Tayeng stressed that such activities be taken up in Indo-China border. Besides discussion on survey and drilling activities, information and data was shared by the GSI with state’s geology & mining department during the meeting, according to an official release. Giving present mineral deposits status in different parts of the state,…

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Time for NE youths to realize potentials

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, May 14: Reacting on craze for easy going and care free life of most of NE girls in cities who conduct themselves like unbridle free birds, Delhi special police commissioner Robin Hibu, when asked, said that many NE girls with Africans are seen during every Sunday church service at Cathedral Church but such union hardly materializes in marriages except time pass gestures. There are numerous examples of painful exploitation while many left alone. One Bina Laxmi had a painful death and her mortal remains were cremated…

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EAC inspects dismal road condition

By Our Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, May 14: Naharlaugn EAC Rinchin Leta inspected road from Papu Nallah to Pagatara on Naharlagun-Itanagar via Jully road along with PWD engineers and locals on Tuesday. The inspection was in response to Capital DC’s direction to close Itanagar-Naharlagun (NH-415) road, divert the traffic through the above road which should be renovated immediately for easy traffic movement, Rinchin said, adding the commuters should reciprocate for maintaining the road in their own interest. The DC wanted huge potholes on the road should be filled up by the…

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Take up works on war footing: DC to PWD

ITANAGAR, May 14: Capital Complex DC Himanshu Gupta has directed PWD Capital division A & B to take up construction of bridge in between G Sector, F Sector in Division IV and Senki Park area and culvert at ESS Sector. Hinting at chronic traffic jam causing concern for the commuters by wasting time, he said that the PWD has been asked to work on war footing to end traffic menace. The bridge to connect Senki park, Division IV with F & G Sector and Ganga market on completion, may be…

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APU courses lauded 

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, May 14: Apex Professional University (APU), one of the first private universities of the state, observes its sixth foundation day at its Gumin Nagar campus here on Wednesday. The APU set up in 2013 after the state Govt invited private universities to boost education sector for the benefit of those interested to seek higher education. It has total strength of 283 besides  47 teaching and non-teaching staffs and APU today offers various courses including  law & juridical sciences, education & social sciences, health & allied sciences,  research and…

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VKVs secure 100% Cl-X results

From Our Correspondent TEZU, May 14: Tezu and Tafragam Vivekananda Kendra Vidhyalayas (VKVs) excelled in class-X CBSE examination with 100% pass percentage. Total 27 students Tezu VKV appeared in its first batch and succeeded to ink record. Of them, Shayak Pal (92%), Gourav Chowdhury (89.6%) and Ananaya  Dey (88.8%) stood first, second and third respectively, 10 students star marks with above 80%, 9 above 80%, 14 above 60%, 3 secured above 50% and  13 were girls and 14 boys. Overall pass percentage is 75.06%. The school stood 5th in its class-X…

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3rd round election training conducted

TAWANG, May 14:  Third round of training on counting of votes, postal ballots and ETPB were given to counting supervisor and counting assistants here on Wednesday. Deputy district election officer Dochora Lama, in his address, advised them to pay full attention as they would be entrusted with huge responsibilities to monitor and supervise during counting. AERO Dr Dechin Droka highlighted official instructions on handling VVPAT and process to count five randomly picked VVPAT paper slips. EAC (Election) Sang Khandu also spoke. (DIPRO)

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